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Lesley Parr

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Lesley Parr grew up in South Wales and now lives in England with her husband and their rescue cat, Angharad. She shares her time between writing stories, teaching at a primary school and tutoring adults. Apart from books, rugby union is her favourite thing in the world, especially if Wales is winning. Lesley graduated with distinction from Bath Spa University's MA in Writing for Young People. The Valley of Lost Secrets is her first novel.

    @WelshDragonParr
    www.lesleyparr.com

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    1st January 2021

    The Valley of Lost Secrets

    "Beautifully told. This appealing book is about losses healed, lies uncovered, cruelty defeated and goodness rewar... More

    (34 reviews)
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    6th January 2022

    When The War Came Home

    A STIRRING HISTORICAL ADVENTURE FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE VALLEY OF LOST SECRETS. The First World War has ended, b... More

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    16th March 2023

    Where The River Takes Us

    It's February 1974 and working class families have been hit hard by the three-day week. The reduced power usage means le... More

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